Please read on to find why you are a great fit to become an independent travel agent with our team
The travel industry is making a comeback we have not seen in 2 decades. People are valuing travel agents more than ever and people are spending more than ever before! Bucket list travel, luxury travel, and group travel are on the rise. The last few years have been extremely difficult, but the travel industry is now thriving and doing better than ever! 2023 is going to be a record breaking year for travel.
Join a supportive community of more than 100 travel agents who build each other up, and who have created lifelong friendships. Your fellow VV agents are an amazing group that act as a support system and can help wherever you are in your business. We have regular in-person and virtual events to help encourage building together. Our community focuses on peer-to-peer coaching so you are learning from fellow agents who know what it's like to be in your shoes.Apply Now!
You won't be doing this alone! The agency works as 1 brand which has created community over competition. We travel together and attend trainings together. We feel like this is where we stand out in the terms of host agencies. We train everyone on social media, on how to build your travel business with very little overhead. The office produces marketing to simplify so you can spend your time planning the vacations for your clients.
Working for Vincent Vacations has been a dream fulfilled. After having a terrible experience with another travel agency who didn't provide any training and didn't pay in a timely manner, I can honestly say that Lia and Chris Vincent are some of the best in the industry. There's a reason why they are where they are. Our travel advisors are not only trained well...Read More!
I came from a large Disney only agency where we were given little guidance and taught that we would either sink or swim. I switched over to Vincent Vacations and that couldn't be any less true! I'm now part of a travel family where I have a strong support system of other agents who care about my success. I love having the option for in-person training and the incentives that drive me to stay motivated. I feel so lucky to be a part of this amazing team!
I've been with Vincent Vacations since July 2020. Starting out being a travel adviser during a pandemic has had its challenges but hey if I can be successful with all the travel challenges, the constant changing new restrictions, different guidelines for each individual state or country, then watch out when we move on from this trying time. I've learned so much and the team of agents have been helpful...Read More!
Started working for Vincent Vacations 4 years ago when Lia was starting to build up her independent agents. I was looking for a side job that would get my mind off my 9-5 job and would be a good way to earn some money. Lia had been my travel agent for several years and found out she was hiring independent agents, so I decided to take a leap and nose dive into learn the travel industry. I have traveled and lived out of the country but yet I have learned I knew nothing...Read More!
I have been an independent travel agent, from home, with Vincent Vacations for two years. When I began in October of 2019, the impending pandemic was far from any of our minds. While the travel industry has obviously been affected by the global pandemic, the tools and support of Lia and the Vincent team have never wavered. Though there have been many unforeseen changes, cancellations and uncertainty, the travel industry and my personal business is still active and quite profitable.Read More!
No other travel agency has more fun, or offers more agent events than we do!
We offer a team environment, top commissions, exclusive FAM trips, agent parties & more!. Our agency works exclusively on planning vacations. We pride ourselves in having a knowledgeable team that is very respected in the industry. We offer a 'New to the Industry' sign-on training, and continual training opportunities both in person and via ZOOM. Agents are always invited to job shadow in-office agents for additional hands-on training, as well as goal planning sessions with our owner, Lia Vincent.
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Where do we rank in the world of travel suppliers? We are an EarMarked agency with Disney, Platinum agency with Apple Leisure Group, Diamond Elite with Delta Vacations, a Preferred Sandals Agency and in the top 5 of agencies across the country with American Airlines Vacations, just to name a few.
We are 100% vacation focused with our top 5 destinations being Mexico, Hawaii, Caribbean, Disney and Europe.
Interested in learning more? Have a question not answered below? Feel free to reach out to us!
With Vincent Vacations, we always start our prospective agents with group training. In our training, we dive into who are the best clients, how to quote and put together proposals, as well as hearing from some of our top suppliers. First hand information from them is so valuable. Our training does just scratch the surface of need-to-know information, and all our agents continue their training with our weekly meetings, webinars, we offer on a regular basis, and in person training opportunities.
We have been in business since 2013, so we know travel! You will apply to become an independent travel agent using our online registration form, found below. We will reach out to you about your application! If you are accepted into our program, you will need to take the necessary training for your destinations / areas of interest. It can help to develop a niche. We like to focus on luxury travel! Read more about our owner on her online profile!.
The most successful independent travel agents with our host agency are self starters with an appetite to always learn something new. The world is a huge, ever changing place, and we are always excited to learn about something new. Previous sales experience is of course helpful, but not a requirement.
Are you a self-starter, self-motivated, organized, already have a network through a social group? Do you have a passport and have traveled internationally? Do you have time to spend building a new business? You would make a great fit!
Our initial training is 3 days with some at home work to finish at your own pace. This takes most new to industry agents about 2 weeks to complete. Commissions are paid after your clients travel. There are exceptions to this, but most receive their first check 3-6 months after training.
Also, we assist you in spending some time building your online presence, so you are generating new leads. We have sales and marketing training, as well as product training, to help get you on your feet! It can take a few weeks to complete your marketing plan, so please be patient!
Independent agents have the ultimate flexibility. They work from where they are - in destination, at home, or from a local coffee shop. They do what works best for them. From initial travel consultations, creating vacation proposals, or assisting with during travel needs, our agents have the flexibility to work from anywhere.
Also, you will be selling travel! Based on your niche / interest, this could be selling family package trips to all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, to honeymoons in Tahiti! Through marketing yourself online, and through other channels, you will set yourself up to receive travel leads, and close some sales! Our biggest sellers are Mexico, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Disney and Europe. From time-to-time, we may send you leads from our office.
We have found agents are the most successful with marketing via social media. We will go over dos and don'ts to be successful with this. We also provide content to keep your social media fresh without it creating too much work for the agent. We want Vincent Vacations agents to focus on selling.
Another successful way is with our SEO package that comes with being a Vincent Vacations agent. Agents create their own website, which is also marketed online for Google and other search engine keywords. Agents have found partnering with Vincent Vacations and following our marketing methods is a game changer in building a client base.
Also, we do have marketing training and marketing guides. We have knowledge and support for social networks, SEO, SEM, you will have an agent profile on our web site, and other marketing channels to help assist!
Yes! There are quite a few perks that come with being a travel agent! We go over this during training. We have a variety of ways to earn free and discounted travel. Most perks are based on what you sell.
Also, a lot depends on what you're selling and what suppliers you use. Basically, the more you sell, the more travel perks you can expect to receive! For agents, we typically have discounts on FAMs (travel agent familiarization trips - usually to international resort locations), company retreats and events.
YES! We encourage niches. We have a team of independent travel agents with our host agency that specialize in selling Disney destinations and Universal Studios vacations. We also have agents who focus on tropical beach vacations, destination weddings, and more specialties. A niche can really set you apart as a specialized travel agent. It is also the best option for those who wish to do this part time.
We have agents that specialize in group travel, Disney, destination weddings, Europe, all inclusive resorts, cruises, and other specialties!
With Vincent Vacations, we have a training sign up fee of $300. This covers the initial training and your account creation and set up in our systems. After training, we have a $25 monthly fee that we set up on autodraft / subscription via Paypal. This covers a CRM system to keep you organized and a hosted email.
Our training for new agents is 3 days - from 9am to 1pm. You are meeting with different vendors and suppliers in our industry.
We mean it when we say this, the sky is the limit! We have agents that do this part time earning around $10,000 per year, and full time agents making 6-figures. An independent travel agent earns money by receiving commissions on travel sold. This includes commission from booking flights, accommodations, tours, car rentals, entertainment, insurance, and so much more! We have agents who sell over $1 million / year in travel!
For new to the industry agents, we charge a $300 training fee. This can be waived if you are a high experienced travel agent. This covers the 3 days of training necessary, and your account setup. This includes your email address, web site, client management system, training setup, and more!
Apply for an upcoming training!
The training fee can be waived for high experienced agents. This includes hosted email, a client management system, our travel agent marketing & sales system, SEO powered website and our exclusive Facebook group of agents who create the sense of community no matter what city you live in.
Nov. 1, 2, 3
9AM - 1PM
Jan. 17, 18, 19
9AM - 1PM
In business since 2013, we are your #1 source for travel! Getting started is easy! To take the first step, complete the online registration. Once complete, an onboarding team member will contact you to help you get started!Click here to apply!